Representative Kelly M. Cassidy (D)
|265-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-6592 FAX|
|5533 North Broadway|
|Chicago, IL 60640 |
|(773) 784-2060 FAX|
|Years served: May 2011 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Public Safety; Community College Access & Afford.; Human Services; Renewable Energy & Sustainability; Restorative Justice (Vice-Chairperson); Judiciary - Criminal; Juvenile Justice & System-Involved (Chairperson); Labor & Commerce Committee; Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcomm (Sub-Chairperson); Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Workforce Reconciliation Subcommitt.
Biography: LGBT rights activist and organizer; former legislative director for the National Organization for Women; former legislative aide to state Sen. John Cullerton; former Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Director of Programs and Development in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office; only openly gay female legislator serving in the General Assembly; has three children.